Divia Thani, Condé Nast Traveler Global Editorial Director

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Date Published: 04/04/2023
Duration: 56:31
Season: 9

Today, we’re joined by a titan of the travel industry. Divia Thani is the global editorial director of Conde Nast Traveler magazine, overseeing seven editions of the title across the globe, including here in the UK. If you’re not familiar with Conde Nast Traveler, It’s the ultimate guide to the world’s most exciting destinations, hotels, resorts, restaurants, and experiences. Divia is at the helm of it all and has been shaping the brand’s voice and vision for several years now, having served as Editor in Chief of Condé Nast Traveller India for a decade.


Born and raised in Mumbai with family based across the globe, Divia’s travel diaries today take us far and wide, across Europe, Africa, North America and Asia. From ultra luxury hotels, to affordable homestays, belly dancing in Egypt to a shamanic experience in Mexico, her inspiring recommendations are sure to spark your wanderlust. Stay tuned for a quick fire round at the end, where Divia answers some of the questions you sent me on Instagram and offers some brilliant travel advice.


Destination Recap:


  • Lagos, Nigeria
  • Mumbai, India
  • Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, India
  • Oberoi Mumbai, India
  • London, England
  • Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
  • One & Only Palmilla, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
  • Mayascrest, Himachal Pradesh, India
  • Golden Temple, Amritsar, Punjab, India
  • Raffles the OWO, London, England
  • Mandarin Oriental, London, England
  • Peninsula London, England
  • Vietnam
  • Thailand
  • Japan
  • Argentina
  • Egypt
  • Alexandria, Egypt


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